ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Rae-Anne Reid said she's happy an Orillia small claims court judge sided with her over a decision to cancel her wedding at an Oro-Medonte venue.

Judge chooses the bride’s side

While Burl's Creek may get all the Oro-Medonte zoning headlines, a smaller events venue took centre stage at an Orillia courthouse Thursday.

Junior Civitans from the U.S. will visit Barrie this weekend. PHOTO: CIVITAN INTERNATIONAL

US Junior Civitans visit

Almost two dozen American teens will feel the thrill of riding down a snow-covered hill at break-neck speeds in Barrie.

Chyanne Lachance, a Grade 10 student from Barrie’s Unity Christian School, chats with guests during the Tuesday's opening of the Stories from Canada exhibit at the Simcoe County Museum. The exhibit, which was a collaboration between Unity Christian School and the museum, involved more than two dozen Grade 10 English and history students who, over the course of the semester, researched a Canadian story of their choosing. The exhibit focuses on the lives of 20th-century Canadians.

School, museum collaborate

Students from Barrie’s Unity Christian School were on hand for Tuesday’s opening of the Stories of Canada exhibit at the Simcoe County Museum.

'Illuminate Barrie' would include fireworks, a cultural festival, public art, live music and interactive displays as part of Celebrate Barrie, to celebrate Canada's 150 anniversary this year. City of Barrie image

'Illuminate Barrie'

The city plans to light up Barrie for Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations this year.

Stuck in snowbank

MIDLAND – A teenager faces impaired and dangerous driving charges after his vehicle got stuck in a snowbank Wednesday evening.

Death threat

MIDLAND – A local man was charged with assault and threatening after an incident at an apartment building Wednesday night.

Barrie city police are looking for this man in connection with groceries being taken from the Zehrs store on Yonge Street. Contributed photo

Groceries taken

City police are looking for a man after an attempted groceries theft at Barrie's Yonge Street Zehrs Sunday evening.